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Future Thinking for Better Decision Making

March 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


The Lake Erie Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists Presents:
Future Thinking for Better Decision Making

Presented by: Carrie A. Zapka

Research Scientist and Futurist Authorpreneur

 Where: Trattoria Vaccaro

1000 Ghent Road

Akron, OH 44333

Phone: 330-666-6158


When: Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Reception at 5:00 PM

Dinner at 6:00 PM


In this session, you will practice applying future thinking tools to a troublesome professional or personal challenge. We will also roleplay a 2030 new product launch scenario and discuss trends that may affect the future of the cosmetic science industry.

Presenter Bio
Carrie A. Zapka is a research scientist in the process of building a career as a futurist authorpreneur. Prior to Carrie’s departure from traditional employment, she spent fourteen years as a Senior Microbiology Scientist in R&D at GOJO Industries where she specialized in antimicrobial testing, method development, skin microbiome research, and contamination of bulk-refillable hygiene products. Prior to GOJO, Carrie held positions as a biotechnology process associate and as a high school teacher. She has masters’ degrees in chemistry and industrial-organizational psychology and bachelors’ degrees in comprehensive science education, chemistry, and biology.


March 27, 2018
5:00 pm
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Trattoria Vaccaro
1000 Ghent Road
Akron, OH 44333 United States
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